Occupational English Test (OET): Study Guide & Practice

  • Course type: Self-paced
  • Available Lessons: 68
  • Average Lesson Length: 8 min
  • Eligible for Certificate: Yes

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    What Is the OET?
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    What Is the OET?

Course Summary

Speaking and understanding English are important abilities in many types of occupations around the world. In this course, you can study facts about listening skills, reading comprehension, English grammar and writing that covers all of the material you would encounter when taking the Occupational English Test (OET).
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12 chapters in Occupational English Test (OET): Study Guide & Practice

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Lesson 1 - Listening for Tone & Attitude Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29701].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29701].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Transitions & Signal Words in Listening Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29702].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29702].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Listening for Agreement & Disagreement Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29703].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29703].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Listening for Intonation Cues Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29704].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29704].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Listening for the Main Point Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29705].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29705].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Listening for Facts and Opinions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[52564].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[52564].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Listening to Accented English Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29706].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29706].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Four Stages of the Listening Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18437].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18437].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Critical Listening & Thinking: Evaluating Others' Speeches Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18439].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18439].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Improving your Note-taking Skills: Strategies for Mapping a Speech Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18441].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18441].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - What is a Summary? - Definition & Concept Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3674].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3674].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Get the Gist of an Essay & Improve Reading Comprehension Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1592].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1592].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Implied Main Idea: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22321].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22321].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Recognizing Details That Elaborate Upon a Main Idea Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67537].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67537].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How to Identify Relationships Between General & Specific Ideas Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44418].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44418].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - How to Analyze Two Texts Related by Theme or Topic Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31236].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31236].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - How to Analyze the Purpose of a Text Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31234].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31234].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - How to Restate an Idea and Summarize Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28812].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28812].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What is Inference? - How to Infer Intended Meaning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4673].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4673].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - How to Use Context to Determine the Meaning of Words Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1593].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1593].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - How to Interpret the Word Choice of a Writer Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28819].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28819].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Retrieving Information Quickly: Skimming & Scanning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[331377].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[331377].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Interpreting Charts, Graphs & Tables Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60533].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60533].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Punctuation: Using Colons, Semicolons & Periods Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1309].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1309].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Commas: Correct Usage & Basic Rules Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2746].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2746].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Comma Usage: Avoid Confusion in Clauses & Contrasting Sentence Parts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2985].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2985].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Apostrophe: Use & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5974].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5974].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Parentheses and Dashes: Correct Usage Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18729].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18729].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Using Hyphens, Brackets, Ellipses & Quotation Marks Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31418].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31418].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Capitalization Rules in Writing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10917].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10917].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Correct Spelling in Written Work: Strategies & Tips Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22074].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22074].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Commonly Confused Words in English Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10916].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10916].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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